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Posto /Thin Crust Pizza is open (18th &2nd)

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Posto /Thin Crust Pizza is open (18th &2nd)

bk | Apr 25, 2004 03:29 PM

Walking by today and saw that this new pizza place had opened, was pleasantly surprised that they served slices so I decided to check it out and get one to go.

Then upon entering I noticed an attractive slate counter/bar with padded stools like you find in a malt shoppe,reconsidered my takeout and thought I would stay amd eat in.

Slices are $2.00 and a nice variety of toppings can be added for either $0.50 (zuchinni, roasted garlic, jalapeno, fresh tomatoes, etc.) or $0.75 (carmalized onions, portobello mushrooms, genoa salami, and 4
kinds of sausages, etc)

Pies are $6.00 for a 9" or $12.00 for a 16" and come in 3 types (marinara/cheese, ev olive oil or pesto/cheese). In addition, they have a nice selection of house special pies ($9/$16) including a white pie w/ spinach and basil. Ravioli and salads round out the menu.

Only one other person was at eating at the counter. The wait person behind the counter who looked pretty bored took a good long time in coming over to me. During that wait, I was dismayed that the attractive counter top looked like it hadn't been wiped down in quite a while. There were glass marks, used napkins and empty bottles that weren't noticed or cleared in the entire time I was there. Seeing that changed my mind back to getting the slice to go.

They weren't kidding when they said "thin crust". It was cracker thin, yet held up quite well on the go. In fact I've never eaten a tidier slice. It had more sauce than cheese and it all stayed put and had no greasy runoff. The sauce tasted fresh and left a pleasant aftertaste.

Hopefully, the counter service/cleanliness will improve but this place definately has potential and although I prefer a slightly more doughy crust, Posto is certainly a nice nabe alternative.

Thin Crust Pizza/Posto
310 2nd Ave
212-716-1200

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